Board of Directors

The Safe Alliance Board of Directors works diligently to ensure fiscal accountability and sustainability of the organization. The Board is chaired by Markita Payne and is made up of business professionals and community volunteers from across the region.

Executive Committee

Markita Payne, Chair
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Derek Beres, Treasurer
William Blair & Company LLC
Linda Christopherson, 1st Vice Chair
Linda Christopherson & Associates
Jeffrey Klein, Secretary
McIntyre & Lemon, PLLC
Judge Faith Fickling-Alvarez, 2nd Vice Chair
North Carolina 26th Judicial District
Phil Kline, Immediate Past Chair
Community Volunteer
 

Board Members

Derek Beres
William Blair & Company LLC
Shelby Hudspith
McIlveen Family Law Firm
Beth Cameron
TD Bank
Jeanne Jordan
United Community Bank
Linda Christopherson
Linda Christopherson & Associates
Libby Kelligrew
Community Volunteer
Noellee Clarke, M.D.
Novant Health
Jeffery Klein
McIntyre & Lemon, PLLC
Jean Davis
Community Volunteer
Phil Kline
Community Volunteer
Leta Emmanuel
Vanguard
Pasha Maher
Carolina Fintech Hub
Jamilah Espinosa
Espinosa Law
Tameka O'Neal
Novant Health
Leila T. Evans, CFP®
MAI Capital Management LLC
Allen O'Rourke
Truist
Judge Faith Fickling-Alvarez
North Carolina 26th Judicial District
Markita Payne
Thermo Fisher Scientific 
Ashley W. Hardee
Bank of America
Symone Robinson
Habitat for Humanity Charlotte
Julia Hejazi
Community Volunteer
Nakia Savage
Wells Fargo
T. Hampton Hopkins, Ed.D
Atrium Health Carolinas College of Health Sciences
Virginia Sutton
Rodgers Builders
Fred Hudson
U.S. Attorney's Office Western District
Mark T. Wilson
Community Volunteer
  Kimberly Zirkle
Moore & Van Allen

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